Mayra Alicia Overstreet Galeano, B.S. 1998

Chief Medical Officer, MedNorth Health Center – Wilmington, NC

1998 Major: Biology

How has being a Biology graduate from Duke helped shape you personally and/or professionally?

"Because I attended Duke, I was able to form amazing relationships with faculty In several departments, and explore career choices both through advanced biology classes but also across the university that helped me explore multiple career options. My Duke degree also helped with getting an advanced degree. I have life long relationships with several professors and colleagues. I have also connected with Duke alums all over the country."

What advice would you give students in Duke's Biology programs? 

"Explore your options."

Mayra Alicia Overstreet Galeano